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H.R.10: Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor John Kline, R-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 22 (4 Democrats, 18 Republicans)
Introduced April 1, 2014
Latest Major Action May 12, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act - (Sec. 4) Revises subpart 1 (Charter School Program) of part B (Public Charter Schools) of title V (Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

(Sec. 5) Replaces the current charter school grant program with a program awarding grants to state entities (state educational agencies, state charter school boards, Governors, or charter school support organizations) and, through them, subgrants to charter school developers to open new charter schools and expand and replicate high-quality charter schools.

Requires grantees to use at least 7% of grant funds: (1) to provide technical assistance to subgrantees and authorized public chartering agencies, and (2) work with those agencies to improve the charter school authorization process.

Prohibits grantees from reserving more than 3% of the grant funds for administrative costs. Directs the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 12, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
May 9, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 9, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 360 - 45 (Roll no. 217).

May 9, 2014 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of committee amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H4023-4028)
May 9, 2014 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 10.
May 9, 2014 UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that, pursuant to clause 6 of Rule XVIII, the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Loretta Sanchez amendment No. 12.
May 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Bonamici amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes prevailed. Ms. Bonamici demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment No. 11.
May 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Langevin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Langevin demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin amendment No. 10.
May 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wilson (FL) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes prevailed. Mr. Kline demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wilson (FL) amendment No. 9.
May 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment No. 8.
May 9, 2014 The Chair announced that amendment No. 7 would not be offered.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Messer amendment No. 6.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bass amendment No. 5.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Moore amendment No. 4.
May 9, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Castor amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes prevailed. Ms. Castor demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Castor (FL) amendment No. 3.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cassidy amendment No. 2.
May 9, 2014 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 576, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kline amendment No. 1.
May 9, 2014 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
May 9, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4023-4038, H4038-4046)
May 8, 2014 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 10 as unfinished business.
May 8, 2014 On motion to rise Agreed to by voice vote.
May 8, 2014 Mr. Kline moved to rise.
May 8, 2014 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 90 minutes of general debate on H.R. 10.
May 8, 2014 The Speaker designated the Honorable Rob Bishop to act as Chairman of the Committee.
May 8, 2014 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 576 and Rule XVIII.
May 8, 2014 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 10 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill.
May 8, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 576. (consideration: CR H4001-4009)
May 8, 2014 Rule H. Res. 576 passed House.
May 7, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 576 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 10 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and the Workforce now printed in the bill.
April 29, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 312.
April 29, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 113-423.
April 8, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 3.
April 8, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.